Welcome to 365 Days of Motoring

An Everyday Journey Through Motoring History, Facts & Trivia

Belt up and enjoy this 365-day ride as you cruise past the most momentous motoring events in history. Packed with fascinating facts about races, motorists and the history of the mighty engine, this is a must-visit web site for any car enthusiast.

On This Day


Wednesday 20th May 1964

53 years ago

Bill Holland (76), winner of the 1949 Indianapolis 500, died in Tucson, Arizona, US. An AAA championship driver from 1938 to 1951, then again from 1953 to 1954, he scored 20 victories, including 17 in the 77-race 1946 season, scoring three top-five championship finishing positions, the best being second place in 1947. He competed in the Indianapolis 500 five times, including three while it was a Formula One championship race, winning the race in 1949 and finishing second the two previous years as well as the following year.

Bill Holland

Bill Holland

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